Registration of a Boat used for Fishing - Victoria

Service summary

You will require this registration is you are the owner of a boat and wish to use it for any of the following purposes:

  • taking of fish for sale
  • the setting or use of commercial fishing equipment
  • the setting or use of commercial abalone equipment to take abalone for sale
  • the landing of fish for sale or marketing
  • the moving of an aquaculture crop.

On the issue or renewal of this registration, the Agency will specify an identifying mark that is to be clearly and legibly displayed.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration you must:

  • Submit the appropriate forms and information;
  • Satisfy the Agency that the boat will be used for commercial fishing purposes; and
  • Pay the prescribed fee.

Please consult the responsible agency for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Up to one year.

Fees

 TypeDescription
ApplyApplication

Please consult the responsible agency for information on fees to be submitted with your application.

Administering agency

Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Fisheries Division

Act(s) name

Fisheries Act 1995 (Victoria)

Regulation(s) name

Fisheries Regulations 2009 (Victoria)

Contact details

Licensing Unit
Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport and Resources
Fisheries Division


Mailing address:
General Post Office Box 4509
Melbourne,Victoria,
Australia

Phone:

03 8392 6860

Fax:

03 9658 4333
rec.licensing@ecodev.vic.gov.au

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